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Considerations and Practicalities for Returning Employees to Work During a Pandemic

Article Link: https://www.hklaw.com/en/insights/publications/2020/05/considerations-and-practicalities-for-returning-employees-to-work By: Erika Royal | Valerie E. Brown | Rachel C. Shim | Phillip M. Schreiber Uncertainty surrounding when employers might return employees to work has given way to uncertainty about how to do so. Employers who are considering reopening in the coming weeks will be faced with a dramatically different workplace and…
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Going Back to Work While COVID-19 Is Still Spreading

Article Link: https://www.consumerreports.org/coronavirus/going-back-to-work-while-covid-19-is-still-spreading/ By: Laura Entis Many people in the U.S.—including doctors, nurses, bus drivers, and grocery clerks—have not stopped working throughout the coronavirus pandemic. But among the millions of others who have been furloughed or teleworking for a month or more, some are now being asked to return to work. That’s especially true in…
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Top 5 Construction Trends Impacting the Industry in 2020

Article Link: https://lpcorp.com/blog/top-5-construction-trends-impacting-the-industry-in-2020 Each year, innovations and issues emerge that impact the construction industry, and this year is no exception. While it’s just the start of the new year, we’ve listed a few of our predictions for areas of focus and attention across the industry in the coming year. If you operate a construction or…
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6 Tips To Work From Home Successfully During Lock Down

Article Link: https://www.forbes.com/sites/biancamillercole/2020/03/16/6-tips-to-work-from-home-successfully-during-lock-down/#4c14844d8bd1 By: Bianca Miller Cole I have been working from home since my first corporate job at Accenture in 2010 so I understand the expectations from a organisational and a personal perspective. But there are some of you out there who have never had to work from home and believe me, there is…
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How to Avoid Burnout in the Middle of a Pandemic

Article Link: https://vitals.lifehacker.com/how-to-avoid-burnout-in-the-middle-of-a-pandemic-1843322169?utm_source=pocket-newtab By: Rachel Fairbank Burnout is defined as a state of emotional, mental and physical exhaustion brought on by prolonged stress. Given the nonstop barrage of stressors these past few months, many of us are probably well on our way to developing burnout, if we aren’t there already. “Burnout is chronic stress gone…
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San Francisco Area Construction To Restart May 4, But Safety Requirements Questioned

Article Link: https://www.enr.com/articles/49290-san-francisco-area-construction-to-restart-may-4-but-safety-requirements-questioned By: Erica Berardi Seven San Francisco Bay-area health officers are reopening all construction, effective May 4, under updated shelter-in-place orders. But new required safety protocols, in place of social distancing requirements, are prompting questions from firms and industry groups regarding the mandate for third-party, COVID-19 accountability supervisors. “Under the new orders, all construction…
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8 Construction-Technology Innovations That Changed the Game in 2017

Article Link: https://www.autodesk.com/redshift/construction-technology-2017/ By: ANGUS W. STOCKING, L.S. November 17, the UK’s Institution of Structural Engineers announced its 2017 Structural Award winners. The globe-spanning projects included a billowy football stadium roof in Bilbao, Spain; an adaptable, easily transportable stage structure for Adele’s 25 tour; and an elegant and seismically robust Bahá’í temple in Chile. As diverse as the entries are, they have an inventive artistry…
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Career Development: 5 Activities that Should Be in Every Program

Article Link: https://www.hrbartender.com/2019/recruiting/career-development-activities/ By: Sharlyn Lauby Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Criteria Corp, a leading provider of pre-employment testing services. If you want to learn more about how pre-employment testing can benefit your recruiting strategy, check out Criteria Corp’s “Definitive Guide to Pre-Employment Testing”. I found this to be a comprehensive guide that I keep on…
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5 Digital Workplace Innovations to Attract and Retain Top Talent

Article Link: https://hrexecutive.com/5-digital-workplace-innovations-to-attract-and-retain-top-talent/ By: Amanda Osuna Workplaces have drastically changed over the last decade. Way in the rear-view mirror is the standard 9-5 cubicle setting. Quite often that environment has been replaced with open spaces filled with ping-pong tables, Nerf guns and staffers whizzing by on scooters. It’s all designed to help employees feel comfortable while building…
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Construction Technology is Reshaping the Industry

Article Link: https://www.constructconnect.com/blog/technology-reshaping-construction-industry By: Kendall Jones What do a pickup truck, a nail gun, a portable circular saw, a cement mixer truck, and a modern hydraulic excavator all have in common? The obvious answer is that they are all tools and equipment commonly found on construction sites today. Another correct answer would be that they are all…
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